General Dynamics IT Wins $908 Million Contract for Air Force Networks in Europe

WASHINGTON — General Dynamics Information Technology will provide network and data technology support to US Air Forces in Europe after winning a contract worth $908 million.

Over the course of several years, the Virginia-based division of General Dynamics, upgrade existing infrastructure and cyber systems as well as performing operations and maintenance. Work on the European Information Technology and Enterprise Network, or EITN, contract also covers existing communications equipment and annual accreditations, among other tasks.

“This contract will provide airmen across Europe with the knowledge, tools and data they need to mobilize and operate anywhere, anytime,” said Brian Sheridan, senior vice president of the defense division. from the GDI, in a press release on July 18. critical services under a single contract will also allow for greater speed, flexibility and accessibility of needed IT services across the region.

The work will be carried out in Germany, Italy, Turkey, the United Kingdom and other sites in Europe.

The Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract was awarded on July 14 by the 764th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, according to Department of Defense records. It has a base period of five years with a three-year option available.

Six offers have been received. The Ministry of Defense has not named any other bidders.

Colin Demarest is a reporter at C4ISRNET, where he covers military networking, cyber and IT. Colin previously covered the Department of Energy and its NNSA — namely the Cold War cleanup and the development of nuclear weapons — for a South Carolina daily. Colin is also an award-winning photographer.

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